The median annual salary for a Test Automation Developer was £61,250 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Automation Test Developer
England / London
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 572 627 588
Rank change year-on-year +55 -39  
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Automation Developer 16 27 74
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.047% 0.064% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.049% 0.066% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 14 17 71
Median salary £61,250 £55,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.36% -4.34%  
90% offered a salary of more than £40,750 £50,500 £47,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £61,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% -15.00%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in London. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
London
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 32367 40743 40862
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London 95.74% 96.12% 95.94%
Number of salaries quoted 27379 35161 34358
Median salary £57,500 £55,000 £53,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.54% +2.80%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £77,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +3.75%  

Test Automation Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London that featured Test Automation Developer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Test Automation Developer in London

Test Automation Developer
Salary Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Test Automation Developer in London.

Salary trend for Test Automation Developer in London

Test Automation Developer
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Test Automation Developer in London over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Test Automation Developer in London

Test Automation Developer
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Automation Developer within the London region over the 3 months to 29 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +48 4 £47,500 -20.83% 2
Test Automation Developer
England

Test Automation Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 March 2017, Test Automation Developer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the London region featuring Test Automation Developer in the job title.

1 36 (85.71%) Test Automation
2 31 (73.81%) Java
3 28 (66.67%) Selenium
4 26 (61.90%) Agile Software Development
5 24 (57.14%) C#
6 18 (42.86%) XML
7 16 (38.10%) Cucumber
8 15 (35.71%) RESTful
8 15 (35.71%) Finance
9 12 (28.57%) TDD
9 12 (28.57%) Web Services
10 11 (26.19%) SQL
10 11 (26.19%) OO
10 11 (26.19%) BDD
10 11 (26.19%) QA
11 9 (21.43%) Automated Testing
11 9 (21.43%) Continuous Integration
11 9 (21.43%) Manual Testing
12 8 (19.05%) Ant
12 8 (19.05%) Maven
12 8 (19.05%) WebDriver
13 7 (16.67%) Mockito
13 7 (16.67%) Waterfall
13 7 (16.67%) Ruby
13 7 (16.67%) Software Testing
13 7 (16.67%) .NET
13 7 (16.67%) HTTP
13 7 (16.67%) Telecoms
13 7 (16.67%) Microservices
13 7 (16.67%) Jenkins

Test Automation Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Cloud Services
1 1 (2.38%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.38%) GitHub
1 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (16.67%) HTTP
2 6 (14.29%) FTP
3 4 (9.52%) Internet
4 3 (7.14%) SSL
5 1 (2.38%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.38%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 28 (66.67%) Selenium
2 16 (38.10%) Cucumber
3 8 (19.05%) Ant
3 8 (19.05%) Maven
3 8 (19.05%) WebDriver
4 7 (16.67%) Jenkins
4 7 (16.67%) Mockito
5 6 (14.29%) Moq
6 5 (11.90%) SpecFlow
7 4 (9.52%) JIRA
8 3 (7.14%) FitNesse
8 3 (7.14%) JUnit
8 3 (7.14%) Subversion
9 2 (4.76%) Appium
9 2 (4.76%) Git (software)
9 2 (4.76%) NUnit
9 2 (4.76%) SoapUI
9 2 (4.76%) TestNG
10 1 (2.38%) Jasmine
10 1 (2.38%) Protractor
General
1 15 (35.71%) Finance
2 7 (16.67%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (42.86%) XML
2 15 (35.71%) RESTful
3 12 (28.57%) Web Services
4 7 (16.67%) .NET
5 6 (14.29%) JMS
6 5 (11.90%) SOAP
7 4 (9.52%) REST
8 3 (7.14%) Ajax
8 3 (7.14%) JSON
9 2 (4.76%) Drools
9 2 (4.76%) Gherkin
9 2 (4.76%) JDBC
10 1 (2.38%) COM
10 1 (2.38%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 6 (14.29%) BBC
1 6 (14.29%) New Media
2 3 (7.14%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (4.76%) Equities
3 2 (4.76%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.38%) Fintech
4 1 (2.38%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (11.90%) Linux
2 4 (9.52%) Unix
3 2 (4.76%) Android
3 2 (4.76%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (85.71%) Test Automation
2 26 (61.90%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (28.57%) TDD
4 11 (26.19%) BDD
4 11 (26.19%) OO
5 9 (21.43%) Automated Testing
5 9 (21.43%) Continuous Integration
5 9 (21.43%) Manual Testing
6 7 (16.67%) Microservices
6 7 (16.67%) Software Testing
6 7 (16.67%) Waterfall
7 6 (14.29%) Automation Testing
7 6 (14.29%) Business Process Modelling
7 6 (14.29%) Data Migration
7 6 (14.29%) Kanban
7 6 (14.29%) Migration
7 6 (14.29%) Non-Functional Testing
7 6 (14.29%) SOA
8 5 (11.90%) Build Automation
8 5 (11.90%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 31 (73.81%) Java
2 24 (57.14%) C#
3 11 (26.19%) SQL
4 7 (16.67%) Ruby
5 5 (11.90%) Python
6 4 (9.52%) Groovy
7 2 (4.76%) C++
7 2 (4.76%) Perl
7 2 (4.76%) PHP
7 2 (4.76%) VB
8 1 (2.38%) C
8 1 (2.38%) JavaScript
8 1 (2.38%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (2.38%) ISEB
1 1 (2.38%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (26.19%) QA
2 7 (16.67%) SDET
System Software
1 5 (11.90%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (2.38%) Ansible
1 1 (2.38%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (2.38%) Puppet
1 1 (2.38%) Rancher
Vendors
1 6 (14.29%) BT
1 6 (14.29%) Intel Security
2 2 (4.76%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.76%) Solace
3 1 (2.38%) HP
3 1 (2.38%) SaltStack
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